Browsing Posts published in October, 2010

One of the most striking and memorable things about the food in Japan was the presentation. Restaurant windows show plates with tasteful displays of the available meals. On more than one occasion I ordered in a restaurant by taking the waitperson outside to show them in the window what I wanted. Bento boxes, common takeout […]

My recent post about the Haggis I didn’t eat has made me think of the foods that I have eaten around the world. I had the good fortune to be a guest in several Japanese homes. I had carefully read up on Japanese customs, not wanting to offend anyone with a thoughtless action or remark. […]